The Rotary Club of
The Stroudsburgs
 
 
MonRotary
Volume 88 Issue 44 May 16, 2019
Featured Speaker & Announcements
Chief of Staff Taylor Munoz
Chief of Staff for Senator Mario Scavello came to speak to our club about the needs that Monroe County is currently facing and projects that are in place.  He discussed the proposal of full elimination of property taxes but how that would increase sales tax if it was eliminated.  Taylor also talked about the collaboration with the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau on the Pick Up the Poconos campaign.  Other topics that he discussed were trying to have an all day Vo-Tech school instead of having students bussed to their home school then to vo-tech then back to the home school and then home again.  Preparing the students for the jobs now after school is important if the route of post-secondary education is not for them.  
 
Taylor discussed heavily all of the construction projects that are currently taking place and that are planned for the future.  The key being that one part can not start unless another area is completed first.  As frustrating as roundabouts are, he did say that in certain areas its better than a traffic light, it keeps traffic moving, and helps reduce speeding.  Lastly, he talked about ways to reduce or eliminate school taxes for older residents.
2019 Annual Spaghetti Dinner
A note from the Spaghetti Dinner Committee:
Chair Cleo Jarvis has already started signing volunteers up for this event!  Please be sure to sign up to make meatballs the night before or to help serve our wonderful community.  Tickets have been distributed.  If you are donating back to the club, please turn in as soon as possible!  The event will held on May 18th from 4pm-7pm at Stroudsburg High School.
 
This year the Spaghetti Dinner will occur in conjunction with the Run for the Red Registration at the Stroudsburg High School on May 18.
Spring Fling
What a great time the Spring Fling was!  It was filled with fellowship and laughter as we celebrated President Lucille.  There was trivia, some great singing and reminiscing over the past years speakers and events.  Be sure to check the photo album here!
Banner Exchange
 Be sure to Register!  Our club is hosting this event.  What a great way to kick off the new Rotary Year!
Rotarian Duty Roster
Sign In: Karen DeMatteo & Don Page
50/50: Paul Schuchman
Invocation:
Harriet Dronska
MonRotary Notes:
Ramlah Vahanvaty
50/50-Immediate Past President Rob was called to find the Queen but he did not succeed.  Who will win??  $99 rolls over!
 
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Speakers
Sep 19, 2019
Please contact Leslie Underhill at leslieeunderhill@gmail.com or 570-476-1714 to reserve
Sep 19, 2019
First Job at Library Cafe - working with Autism
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Let's hear about WHY you JOINED Rotary and WHY you STAYED a ROTARIAN!  The marketing committee would like to do features of our members.  We would do a Facebook Live video to have it recorded, and include it on our website, MonRotary and District Newsletter.  Email stroudsburgsrotary@gmail.com if you would like to participate!  If you have any questions, call Jessica at 570-269-2891.
Upcoming Events
Stroudsburgs Rotary Reverse Raffle
Siamsa Irish Pub
Oct 03, 2019
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
 
Stroudsburgs Rotary Pints & Pinot for Polio
Oct 24, 2019
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
 
Madys Angels Dinner- St John Church
Oct 27, 2019
 
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